Dothan Police Capture Inmate Escapee from City Jail

A jail escapee only saw a couple hours of freedom Monday morning. Dothan Police captured the inmate around noon.

Police say 19-year-old Cornelius Thomas walked away from the jail dressed only in a pair of hospital gowns.

Thomas was in the city jail on a robbery charge.

Police conducted a search in the downtown area around Burdeshaw, Cherry and Adams Street.

They captured Thomas near Railroad Avenue in downtown.

He is back in the Dothan City Jail.